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Archive for July, 2012

Deputies arrest man on numerous felony charges

Deputies arrest man on numerous felony charges

  Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested Justin Ray Smaxwill, DOB: 02/05/93, of Fort Collins on numerous felony and misdemeanor charges. Mr. Smaxwill was arrested early this morning for 2nd Degree Burglary (F3), four counts of Identity Theft (F4), 1st Degree Criminal Trespass (F5), Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (F6), Theft (M2), False Report to Authorities (M3), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (P2), Compulsory Insurance Violation (T1), Careless ... Full Story

Donations needed for fundraiser garage sale

Donations needed for fundraiser garage sale

  Dear Friends, It’s a good time to get rid of clutter! Do you have a treasure trove of “stuff” that’s just taking up too much room? The Berthoud TOC (Time Out Club) is collecting donations for a fundraiser garage sale to raise money for one our dear friends who is battling cancer. Sharon Austin is a lovely lady of Berthoud who has lived in Mary’s Farm for several years. Sharon was diagnosed with throat cancer last fall and went through radiation treatment. In June ... Full Story

Citizens United In Old Macau

Citizens United In Old Macau

    By Jeff Danziger appearing in   See more Jeff Danziger  by clicking on todays cartoon.  

Obituary: Billy Dan Cuba

Obituary: Billy Dan Cuba

  Billy Dan Cuba, 29, of Berthoud passed away July 8, 2012 at his home. He was born August 8, 1982 in Denver, Colorado to Dan and Debra (Chubbuck) Hilts. Billy grew up in the Brighton, area, active in 4-H programs with archery. He moved to the Longmont area in 1996 and attended Longmont High School. Billy married Jacquelyn Garcia. He was a hardwood floor installer, with J.T. Flooring and a member of LifeBridge Christian Church. Billy loved being a father and playing with his ... Full Story

“Small Grants for Community Partnering” 2013 Grant

  Larimer County Department of Natural Resources announces the 2013 “Small Grants for Community Partnering” grant cycle. Applications are due Friday, September 7, 2012, at 3 p.m., with awards announced by February, 2013. These grants are offered to individuals, organizations and groups, and homeowner/property owner associations for community, neighborhood, and group projects for: ·      Protection or enhancement of open space, trails, natural areas, wildlife habitat, ... Full Story

Penn State, who’s to blame

Penn State, who’s to blame

  WE ARE ALL TO BLAME Penn State is proof that our priorities are out of whack By James Merilatt | @jamesmerilatt When it comes to the horrific situation at Penn State, we all know who to blame. Obviously, Jerry Sandusky himself is the most at fault; he's the psychopath who committed multiple heinous acts against innocent children for decades. And as we found out last week, the higher ups at Penn State are also culpable; university president Graham Spanier, senior VP ... Full Story

Billions for defense but not one red cent for peace

Billions for defense but not one red cent for peace

Fiscal cliff and the peace parachute By Tom H. Hastings As we all know, the inability of Congress to act decisively and with consensus about much of anything--if the Democrats issued a statement noting that the sun rises in the east there would be an instant outraged Republican rebuttal blaming Obama and explaining the Republicans' refusal to acknowledge the power of the sun, since that is an attack on JC (Job Creators, and probably the other JC too)--that inability has now been harnessed ... Full Story

Harry Truman says,

Harry Truman says,

  See, it wasn’t just Jesus’ birth, death, and resurrection that matter. It was his life too! The life he lived is a huge part of the deal, and he asked us to do a few things if you look at his words. Not only is what Jesus said the Word of God, but what Jesus DID is also the Word of God. Looking at the life of Jesus we see that Jesus made room for those cut off from the rest of society. Jesus put a name and a face on all who had been forgotten or pushed aside, even the dead. Jesus ... Full Story

Tribute to Gwen Hawley

Tribute to Gwen Hawley

        I was privileged to know Gwen Hawley in her capacity as a trustee for the Berthoud Public Library, and came to count her among my friends. Gwen was a library trustee from January 2000 - December 2007. These were years of great change and challenge for the library and Gwen's calm and intellect were greatly valued by her fellow trustees. The Hawley's contributions to the library did not end in 2007, though. Gwen's son John was the chairman of the ... Full Story

What price jobs, Romney wants peons

What price jobs, Romney wants peons

    To the Editor,     Improvements in information technology have made it easy and profitable for American corporations to shift jobs overseas to the emerging (BRIC) countries . Our two major candidates for President have very different approaches to increasing jobs here. Both approaches will create jobs, but the jobs will be quite different. ROMNEY: Bring American salaries and benefits down to a level competitive with those in the BRIC countries. ... Full Story

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